This article examines the issues over whether boxing should be banned or not. It looks at the arguments for and against that are used by people.
Making a balance beam for gymnastics practice is not difficult. This article offers details and instructions for building a simple and inexpensive balance beam.
A top 5 list of the best eras in professional wrestling history. Supporting evidence is given for each pick.
Ape index compares an individual's arm span relative to their height. MMA fighters with a higher ape index have numerous advantages in their weight class. Here are fourteen of the best.
Competitive girls gymnastics is organized into levels. Level 5 is the second compulsory level. Learn more about what is required in the USA gymnastics (USAG) program.
Teaching gymnastics skills correctly is similar to teaching academics—kids learn what they practice. If you take the time to teach a child good basics, they will benefit from the time you spend. A good foundation of skills is the best thing you can give your athlete.
Going to a BJJ class for the first time can be scary, but everyone was a beginner once! These tips will help you to get the most out of your first session.
The UFC has introduced leg reaches in their tale of the tape. Though not crucial, they can still have a slight influence on how a fight will play out.
Find the best disc golf putting style for you. This article includes tips on grip, stance, and how to throw a putter.
A guide to converting an old road race bike into a cyclocross racer whether you're using an old road racing frameset or a touring bike. It's pretty easy to create a budget CX bike
These are some observations I saw during the fight. I personally enjoyed it and here are some notes you should consider.
Finding some good running shoes for overpronation can be a daunting task. This article takes a look at a few of my favorites and offers some reviews to help you find the right fit.
People often wonder about the marvelous, wonderful, and sometimes magical world of competitive gymnastics. This is the truth about competitive gymnastics. This article details the good, the bad, and everything in between.
A guide to how to ride a time trial. Featuring tips and techniques for faster cycling against the clock. Time trial equipment for faster riding and strategies to follow to improve bicycling performance.
We love to hate them, but heels are a necessity in professional wrestling. Storytelling requires a good villain, someone for the hero to eventually overcome. This list looks at five great wrestlers that audiences love to hate.
Women's surfing is taking off. Decades of strong waterwomen have paved the way for where the sport is today. From longboarders to shortboarders to big wave riders, these ladies know how to charge. Let's take a look at the top-performing female surfing athletes in the world.
Imagine getting free products and gear to use, traveling around the globe, skating all the best skateparks, and ultimately getting paid to do what you love: skateboarding!
A brief BJJ tutorial by Revolution BJJ owner Andrew Smith on countering the all-too-common hip switch half guard pass. This counter is an important skill to master for all skill levels in BJJ.
When grass isn't an option, a practice mat is an essential investment for the avid golfer. Here is a review of the top 5 golf practice mats for every budget.
This article tell you all you need to know about Wimbledon. You don't have to be an avid tennis fan to sound like you know what you're talking about.
There are many skills that can advance the career of gymnasts. I've put together this list of ten core skills that will be exemplary building blocks for any athlete that wants to further their career in gymnastics.
Chuck Wepner was a professional boxer from Bayonne, New Jersey. His fight against Muhammad Ali in 1975 inspired Sylvester Stallone to make the movie “Rocky.”
The basic teachings of Aikido are those of self-control and finding inner peace and confidence. Learn more about the basics, history, and philosophy of Aikido.
Long arm span or reach is an important physical attribute in boxing. A good percentage of boxing champions have enjoyed a significant reach advantage over most of their opponents.
Many people who are new to golf may think the scorecard looks like a bunch of numbers with no rhyme or reason. Here are tips to help golf newbies read a scorecard.
In this article, I provide a detailed explanation of how to find the correct tennis racket grip size. Helpful photos and hints are included.
I started martial arts (taekwondo) by chance in September of 2011. My love of learning artistic movement (and the frozen yogurt place next to my dojang) brought me there. The most valuable benefits, however, were things I never expected.
This article highlights the career of legendary professional boxer, Roberto Durán, who, pound for pound, could have been the greatest boxer of all time.
When choosing a martial art for self-defense, obviously, you want one that has practical application in the street and other situations in which real-life attacks occur. You want a system that takes into account a good range of scenarios and uses...
A description on how to get the guard open, and then how to start passing, with proper base and posture. This is an important skill to get down as it can be used in a variety of situations.
Are you thinking about starting your child in junior golf, but you're not sure how to choose the appropriate equipment? Look no further, I'll explain how to ensure that you select the right clubs.
Pickleball is an outdoor game similar to table tennis, played on a badminton court with paddles and a whiffle ball. Read up on the rules of the game, a description of the court and equipment, and lots of resources for people looking for places to play, including leagues and tournaments.
If you’ve studied any variety of martial arts or self-defense options, chances are you’ve learned how to do a hip throw. The hip throw is designed primarily to avoid injury and get an attacker away from you quickly. As I grow older, I find...
This guide tells you how to set up and perform the rear naked choke to submit or KO your opponent. It's useful for martial artists and also people that want to learn a great self-defence move!
Learn easy ice skating tricks for the beginning skater of any age, including how to skate backwards, do the bunny hop, or shoot the duck.
If you're looking for the best watch for swimming laps, this is a good place to start. There are a lot of brands, but not all of them are equal. Learn what to look for and read a few reviews here.
Learning how to serve in tennis is important, as an effective serve can give you a big advantage over your opponent. I outline the four main types of serve.
I'll show you how to build a set of micro-sized quarter pipes for your garage or basement. These two-foot-high quarters are the perfect size for sharpening your mini-ramp skills and learning new tricks.
Thinking of investing in a hitting net so you can practice your swing and improve your golf game off the links? Go over the prices, features, and advantages of the four best golf practice nets on the market.
I think it goes without saying that our Founding Fathers were all for fighting for your rights and standing up to bullies. After all, they went up against an empire to secure their own rights and the rights of Americans. Some of them also happened to practice martial arts. Read on to find out more.
If you’re training Judo or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, then you will be spending time in close proximity to your training partners. Taking good care of yourself and your gi is essential to prevent infection.
Judo has been a well-known martial art for centuries around the world. Where does it come from and what other martial arts are related to it and similar to it? Read on to find out!
A brief Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tutorial (videos and text) about how to maintain your guard against a long-range pass.
First time at a track and field meet or first time on a team? Here is a list of suggested items that you should be packing in your bag.
Colorado is home to many beautiful, technical disc golf courses in the Denver area and beyond. Check out this list of both free and paid disc courses to visit.
Attending one of the four major golf tournaments is a big occasion, so you need to know how to dress and what to bring. Learn how to balance appropriate attire with comfort for the perfect spectator outfit. Find out which items you will need and which ones are prohibited.
Aikido is a peaceful martial art that focuses on using your mind in concert with your body in such a way that harnessing Ki energy becomes second nature.
Back in the day, there were many wrestling territories and Vince McMahon raided the territories in order to be the king of the mountain. He did whatever he could to decimate the competition.
Chemistry is an important element of the NASCAR racing industry. The drivers and their crew must not only understand the chemical science involved in making their cars run fast—they must also develop a personal chemistry, allowing for the direct and subliminal communication that brings out the best in both the car and the driver. Both of these aspects of NASCAR chemistry will be explored in this article.
Handball is a very challenging yet fun sport. In this article is a list of rules and terms used in handball I have compiled.
It is crucial to understand range and what to do within specific ranges of combat when you are fighting. Here we discuss those ranges, along with the issue of timing.
I have a lot of experience on the courts over the years. Here are my 12 singles tennis strategy tips to help you to improve your game.
Half guard is a valuable position in BJJ, one of the most common. Here, we cover fundamental bottom half-guard concepts.
A lot of great tennis players have come and gone over the years. Ever wonder who is considered the greatest of all time? Here is my list of the top ten greatest men's tennis players of the Open Era.
Plan ahead to get reasonably priced tickets for next summer's Wimbledon championships. Here’s how to avoid the ticket touts and see live tennis.
Sometimes, people die in the ring. This fact provides entertainment for the masses and fattens the bank accounts of promoters and hangers-on.
Practice balls are designed for players with limited time and space. Buying a few is a must if you want to improve your game.
Some players do well in practice but struggle to perform in matches due to nerves. This article offers 10 tips to calm anxiety on the court.
Many great female tennis players have graced the courts over the years. Ever wonder who the best of the best is? Here is my list of the top 10 female tennis players of the Open Era.
These games are primarily designed for children in a Karate class, but they could effectively be used with any group of children in various settings.
Pickleball is a popular sport among seniors, and is gaining some traction with younger participants as well. Trying new things is always a good idea, even when it doesn't turn out quite as planned!
Have you ever heard of the sport called power tumbling? It is similar to gymnastics—but different! Read on to find out exactly what power tumbling involves, how it compares to traditional gymnastics, and whether it is the right sport for you.
Schumacher had claimed that he looked up to Senna as a teenager. But did that mean he looked up to him in every aspect? Let’s find out.
Knees are vulnerable and hard to heal. Learn how to prevent injury and maintain strength while doing martial arts.
Points to consider about the sport of skateboarding today. It is not only healthy but fun. Meet one individual who knows first-hand what makes this activity a positive experience at any age.
Find out how to build a golf studio and simulator in the comfort of your own home for less than $700. Never again will the weather or lack of sunlight prevent you from playing your favorite sport.
There have been many wrestlers that have competed in the squared circle in the WWF/WWE. Here are five of the most memorable wrestlers of all time.
Natalie du Toit lost her leg in an accident at 17. After qualifying for the Bejing Games, she became the first amputee to swim in the Olympics in 2008.
There are four primary styles of singles play in tennis: aggressive baseliner, serve-and-volleyer, counterpuncher, and all-court player. For each style, I describe the key strategies you can employ to beat them.
A brief BJJ tutorial featuring some alternatives to conventional defensive posture from the bottom of side control, and some sneaky ways out.
Get into figure skating and go in prepared. Learn more about typical figure skating expenses for various levels of the sport.
Let's explore how math and physics are involved in martial arts. Geometry, angles, and shapes come into play for movement and footwork, and physics is involved in movement, power, and energy.
If you want to stop a fight before it has even started, then learning how to deliver a good and devastating hit in one strike will help. This article is about how to practice hitting the solar plexus to finish things quickly.
Although known as the peaceful martial art, Aikido does incorporate weapons training in its curriculum, most notably the Jo Staff. Discover some of the history behind the Jo.
An article looking at 10 professional wrestlers who almost found success at the top of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE).
Despite his son having a severe case of cerebral palsy, Dick Hoyt participated in marathon races as well as Ironman Triathlons and more with his son Rick. Their special relationship has inspired millions of people.
These six mental tricks are intended for golfers of all skill levels who are preparing for a tournament, or those who are just interested in improving their golf score.
Three mainstays of Aikido weapons training are the Jo staff, Tanto knife and Bokken sword. Join me as we take a look at all three.
No matter how young or old you are, you can ice skate if you are in good health. Learn what you should wear, the proper blade-to-ice position, how to do a couple of basic moves, how to get up from a fall, and more.
Mildred Burke began her career wrestling men at carnivals. She is a member of the WWE Hall of Fame and an inductee into the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame.
Randall "Tex" Cobb was a character of epic and hilarious proportions. A championship contender, kickboxer, karate black belt, football player, actor, scholar, songwriter, bar-brawler, etc. This guy gave new meaning to the term renaissance man.
A guide to the winning bicycles of the tour de france. Including Tour De France winning groupsets, wheel manufacturers and frame materials.
This is the story of a boxing jester who went toe to toe with a bear, a kangaroo, and an octopus. A man who once ate 52 hot dogs right before a fight and even dropped the immortal Joe Louis to the canvas with a left hook. Oh, there's more!
Without the ability to take a punch, the most talented MMA fighter would not be successful for long. These fortunate fighters had chins that bordered on legendary. ...Find out which ten had the best chins ever in MMA history.
If you want to be an outstanding gymnastics teacher, follow this guide. It will teach you what you need to know about being the best teacher you can be.